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The Bean - Olde Hickory Brewery

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47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beer2day on 01-10-2013)
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

kscaldef, Feb 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -35.2%

Gotti311, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of anjah
2.35/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer was a disappointment in my book. Don't get me wrong, I love olde hickory and stouts in general, especially ones with cute dogs on the label. It had a pretty good vanilla flavor to it however, it was just extremely watered down. It was a no go for me but if you like weaker beers then maybe you'd like it.

anjah, Feb 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

mwbrady12, Jul 29, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

TurdFurgison, Apr 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

1424IpA, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of barleywinefiend
2.81/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A : Poured a deep black in color , sordove thin, overcarbonated with a gushing dirty white cap. To much head and head retention is crazy. SOmething is wrong here

S: Roasted grains, some faint vanilla and coffee.

T: Initial taste is some muted vanilla like extract buried under some coffee and chocolate. The taste is really weak. There is an offputting lingering bittering on the end

M: Whie it is medium-full bodied it sure felt thin. Overcarbonated, bubbly, off. The flavors are just muddled and astringent.

O: I was happy to try it but probably won't try it again or seek it out.

barleywinefiend, Jun 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

timahood32, Aug 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Lantern, Jan 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

JCam9981, Oct 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Rau71, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Bung
3.14/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From notes back in February. Tap at Good Bottle.  Very dark brown pour, thin layer of off white.

Aroma,  a ton of coffee and vanilla.

Taste,  yikes, a watery vanilla coffee.  And that's it.  All right there is a light earthy tobacco/peat and chocolate.

Struggles to get above light bodied, carbonation would be fine if it wasn't so thin.  Denis pretty easy, but this is a one and done.

Bung, Mar 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

st9647v3, May 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

BeerHunter76, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

nharres, Jan 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

ScottP, Feb 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Texasfan549, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

on tap at Duckworths (NC)
Pour is dark mahogany, a bit light for the style. This lightness carries over to the mouthfeel (too thin), flavor (a bit light, especially in terms of dark malt), and aroma.(again, a bit light in terms of dark malt). Also rather sweet, falling near a sweet stout on this count, On the positive side, the coffee component is more like fresh beans than old grounds, and is in balance with the other flavors and aromas.

chinchill, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Mantooth, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

kell50, Mar 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

aslamm75, Jul 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

kjkinsey, Sep 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

ldhughes3, Jan 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

BigTrubble, Jan 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

tsauce2, Apr 26, 2013
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The Bean from Olde Hickory Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.